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Richard Kephart, 83, passed away on Oct. 23, 2016, in his home.
Born in Newark, N.J., he was the son of the late Robert and Mary Kephart. He retired as a Chief from the U. S. Navy and was a Magistrate for the City of Virginia Beach for 19 years. He was a Scout Master for the Boy Scouts of America.
Richard was preceded in death by his son, Keith Kephart; and a brother, Robert Walter. Left to cherish his memory: his wife of 59 years, Wanda Kephart; daughter, Karen Kephart; sons, Rick Kephart, and Scott Kephart and his wife, Agnes; grandchildren, Sarah Horner, and Ryan Horner and his wife, Brittany; and a brother, Gary Kephart.
The family will receive friends at Hollomon-Brown Funeral Home, Lynnhaven Chapel on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. The funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Plaza Volunteer Rescue Squad.